SHS Web of Conf.
Volume 92, 2021The 20th International Scientific Conference Globalization and its Socio-Economic Consequences 2020
|Number of page(s)||10|
|Section||Global Impact of COVID 19 on Economy and Society|
|Published online||13 January 2021|
Features of the New Type Global Recession
St.Petersburg State University, Faculty of Economics. 62, Chaikovskogo street, St Petersburg, 191194, Russia
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Research background: The increasing global economic decrease that got the name of Great Lockdown had world pandemic as its trigger. It is already obvious that by its depth, breadth and the number of economics included this recession can be compared to the Great Depression. Shocks nature influences a lot on the structural changes during the recession. The tertiary sector industries, which development is determined by globalization and that are typical for post-industrial economies have the heaviest losses. Now it is impossible to predict are the de-globalization processes permanent or just temporary and which changes in sectoral structure will stay with us after the COVID-19 pandemic. The period of sharp drop is finishing now and it’s obvious that the specific nature of current recession will reveal itself during the market adjustment to the new conditions.
Purpose of the article: is to highlight the specific features of recession caused by COVID-19 pandemic, distinguishing it from the previous global recessions.
Methods: this article research is based on comparative analysis of main macroeconomic variables trends during the global recessions.
Findings & Value added: Current global recession specific features highlited in this article are: industries with a high share of employment are subject to the greatest compression; the economic recession took its origin as a result of the supply shock, and it has a clearly defined industry specifics. The growing uncertainty is limiting the recovery growth potential.; Keynesian measures of countercyclical regulation appeared to be ineffective during the release restrictions phase.
Key words: Great Lockdown / structural changes / countercyclical regulation / deglobalization
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